Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks with reporters following a closed-door caucus lunch, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. McConnell slams Democrats over reconciliation bill push

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it’s as if Democrats are trying to make “absolutely sure” the nation falls into a recession. In a Senate floor speech Monday, the Kentucky lawmaker accused Democrats of wanting to redesign the economy along purely partisan lines through reconciliation.